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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Spring 2006

ANS 361 • Capitalism, Consumption, and Civil Society in Korea-W

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
29660 TTh
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
GEA 114
THOMAS, J.

Course Description

This course will examine contemporary Korean capitalism, consumption and civil society, paying particular attention to the shifts and ruptures that have occurred over the last 25 years. How has Korea's political economy shaped Korean society and culture, and vice versa? Is there anything unique or particular about capitalism, consumption, and civil society in South Korea? How does the emperical evidence from Korea help inform general theories of capitalism, consumption, and civil society?

Texts

Janelli, Roger. Making Capitalism Koo, Hagen. State and Society in South Korea Lie, John. Korea Unbound

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